Fast Facts

  • Served in the Royal Canadian Air Force as a mechanic, and was an apprentice game warden in Manitoba.
  • Studied acting at the Manitoba Theatre Center in Winnipeg and the National Theatre School of Canada in Montreal.
  • Has appeared in more than 100 TV series, including Soap, The Golden Girls and Murder, She Wrote.
  • Auditioned for the part of Colonel Tigh on Battlestar Galactica but after it was given to Michael Hogan, he was offered the recurring role of Dr. Cottle.
  • Was presented with the Earle Grey Award for lifetime achievement at Canada's 2006 Gemini Awards.
  • Received the Sam Payne Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the Union of British Columbia Performers, in 2009.


  • Morgan Henry — Daughter
  • Anne Henry — Mother
  • Deanne Henry — Wife
  • Martha Henry — Ex-wife
  • Seana Henry — Daughter
  • Tim Henry — Brother
  • Westerly Henry — Son


  • Birth Name: Donnelly Henry
  • Birth Place: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Birthday: December 4, 1937, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Actor

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